Penelope Umbrico  (American) 

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Penelope Umbrico Biography
1980   Ontario College of Art, AOCA, Toronto, Ontario
1989   School of Visual Arts, New York, M.F.A.
1989   Paula Rhoades Memorial Scholarship
2000   New York Foundation of the Arts, Catalog Project Grant
2002   New York Foundation of the Arts, Fellowship
2008   Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer’s Fellowship
2008   Harvestworks, Scholar Residency
2009   Anonymous Was A Woman Award
2010   Deutsche Bank Fellow, New York Foundation of the Arts, Fellowship
2011   Guggenheim Fellowship
2011   Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant
2012   Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship
Selected Exhibitions
2014   Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA
2013   Olson Gallery, Bethel University, St Paul, MN (solo)
2013   Louisiana Art and Science Museum, The Edge of Vision, Baton Rouge, LA
2013   Foto Colectania, Artist as Collector, Barcelona, Spain
2013   Centre d'Art Santa Mònica, From Here On, Barcelona, Spain
2013   Grand Central Terminal Centennial Celebration Exhibition, New York, NY
2013   Drone: The Automated Image, Le Mois de Photo, Montreal, Canada
2013   Percent For Art, and New York Department of Cultural Affairs, permanent installation for PS/IS 71
2013   Landmark: Fields of Photography, curated by William Ewing, Somerset House, London England
2012   Aperture Foundation Gallery, Aperture Remix, New York, NY
2012   Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, The Edge of Vision, Lewis & Clark College, Portland OR
2012   Benton Museum of Art, Screenshots, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2012   Work Gallery, Critical Dictionary, London, England
2012   Galerie West, Let Us Keep Our Noon, The Hague, The Netherlands
2012   Photographers’ Gallery, Born in 1987: The Animated GIF, London, UK
2012   Photographers’ Gallery, World in London, Olympic Project, London, UK
2012   Foto Museum, From Here On, Antwerp, Belgium
2012   Daegu Photography Biennale, Repositioned Personal, curated by Karen Irvine, Korea
2012   Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Picture Takers, Summit, NJ
2012   319 Scholes Gallery, Collect the WWWorld, curated by Domenico Quaranta, Bushwick, NY
2011   Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, The Edge of Vision, Winter Park, FL
2011   MassMoCA, Memery: Imitation, Memory, and Internet Culture, North Adams, MA
2011   Public Surface, Un Place, Stockholm, Sweden
2011   Rencontres d’Arles, From Here On, curated by Fontcuberta, Parr, Schmid, Kessels, Cheroux, Arles, France
2011   Paraty Em Foco, Future, Paraty, Brazil
2011   Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, The New Photograph, Atlanta GA
2011   Pace MacGill Gallery, Social Media, New York, NY
2011   Discovery Award Exhibition, Signal to Ink, Rencontres d’Arles, France (solo)
2010   Eastern Michigan University, Open Book, MI
2010   American University Museum, One Hour Photo, organized by Adam Good, Washington, DC
2010   Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2010   Galerie West, Carry-On, organized by David Horvitz, The Hague, The Netherlands
2010   Voorkamer, Meer, Lier, Belgium
2010   Brooklyn Academy of Music, Leonards for Leonard, site-specific installation, Brooklyn, NY
2010   Toronto Pearson International Airport, Universal Sunsets (from 6,922,112 sunsets on Flickr, 2/18/10), site-specific installation, Contact Photography Festival
2010   P/M Gallery, Broken Sets (eBay), Toronto, Ontario, Canada (solo)
2010   LMAKprojects, As Is, New York, NY (solo)
2009   Special Projects, Pulse-Art Fair, New York, NY
2009   Aperture Foundation Gallery, The Edge of Vision, New York, NY
2009   Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Collecting Images, Germany
2009   Pingyao International Photography Festival, The Edge of Vision, Pingyao, China
2009   PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, Between Spaces, Long Island City, NY
2009   San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
2008   KS Gallery, Psychotic Reaction, New York, NY
2008   Rotunda Gallery, In/formation, Brooklyn, NY
2008   New York Photography Festival, The Ubiquitous Image, curator Lesley Martin, NY
2008   Cambridge Gallery, Site Visits, Cambridge, Ontario
2007   Anthology Film Archives, Wish List, collaboration with Kelly Egan
2007   McDonough Museum of Art, The End(s) of Photography, curator Saul Ostrow, Youngstown, OH
2007   The Photographic Resource Center‚ Ad / Agency, Boston, MA
2007   Gallery of Modern Art, The Leisure Class, Brisbane, Australia
2007   Bernard Toale Gallery, Private Residence, Boston, MA (solo)
2005   P/M Gallery, Honeymoon Suites, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (solo)
2005   Gallery 44, Pixelware, Toronto, Ontario
2005   Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY
2005   Rotunda Gallery, Time’s Arrow, curator Janine Cirincione, Brooklyn, NY
2005   Art Basel Miami, Special Projects, curator Natalie Kovacs, Miami FL
2005   Dazibao, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2005   Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Neither Here Nor There: Perceptions of Place
2005   Wallspace, Handmade, New York, NY
2004   Memphis College of Art, Site and Situation, Memphis, TN
2004   Massachusetts College of Art, Feed, Boston, MA
2004   Bernard Toale Gallery, Honeymoon Suites, Boston, MA (solo)
2003   Rotunda Gallery, Clear Intentions, curator Robert Morgan, Brooklyn NY
2003   Beaker Gallery, Tampa, FL
2003   CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2002   Katonah Museum of Art, What’Hot and New in 2002, Katonah, NY
2002   Santa Barbara Museum of Art, photoGENEsis:opus, Santa Barbara, CA
2002   Julie Saul Gallery, Out of Place: Mirrors and Doors from Catalogs, New York, NY (solo)
2001   Islip Art Museum, Eccentric Photography, East Islip, NY
2000   Spaces Gallery, Painting Function: Making It Real, curator Saul Ostrow, Cleveland, OH
2000   Rotunda Gallery, Wunderkammer: Wonderworks, Brooklyn, NY
2000   Dunedin Fine Art Center, Synecdoche: Multiple Image Art Work, Dunedin, FL
1999   Denver Art Museum, A Fine and Private Place: Monuments & Memory, Denver CO
1998   Julie Saul Gallery, From Catalogs, New York, NY (solo)
1997   International Center of Photography, Eye of the Beholder, New York
1997   The Museum of Modern Art, Object and Abstraction: Contemporary Photographs, NY
1996   Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Florida
1996   Numark Gallery, Images of the Information Superhighway, Washington, DC
1996   Creative Time, Art in the Anchorage '96, The Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage
1996   Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, Art Now, Montgomery, AL (solo)
1995   Julie Saul Gallery, Between Body and Object, New York, NY (solo)
1995   The Bruce Museum, Content and Discontent, organized by ICA, CT
1994   The Ansel Adams Center for Photography, The Abstract Urge, San Francisco, CA
1993   Allure, Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1993   Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, The Alternative Eye, Loretto, PA
1993   Museum of Modern Art, Multiple Images, New York, NY
1993   Julie Saul Gallery, Photographs, New York, NY (solo)
1992   The Results Are In, Art In General, New York, NY
1992   More Than One Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1992   Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY
1992   International Center of Photography, Variants, New York, NY (solo)
1991   Fearful Symmetry, P.S. 122, New York, NY
1988   The Drawing Center, Selections 41, New York, NY
Selected Public Collections
  Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
  International Center of Photography, New York, NY
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL